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Disabled Hockey Festival

2018 Disabled Hockey Festival Announced

USA Hockey, the Central District, and Amateur Hockey Association of Illinois are proud to welcome and invite you to the 14th annual Toyota-USA Hockey Disabled Hockey Festival to be held at the Leaf's Ice Centre in West Dundee, IL.  This year the disciplines will be broken up between two weekends.

April 5-8, 2018 - Blind Hockey, Deaf / Hard of Hearing, Special Hockey & Warrior / Standing Amputee
April 12-15, 2018 - Sled Hockey

The mission of the Festival is to provide a fun and exciting weekend of hockey in a grand event as well as promote and grow disabled hockey throughout the country.  The event is the largest disabled hockey event of its kind, bringing together all of the disabled hockey disciplines in one location.  


Host Bid Application Process

The USA Hockey Disabled Festival has grown over the years into a huge success.  Because of that success, the USA Hockey Disabled Section has approved a bid process for the selection of future festivals.  The process is as follows: 

  • Bid Application must be received by USA Hockey Disabled Section Discipline or District Representative no later than January 31st, two years prior to the event bidding for. 
  • Bid Application must be signed by a USA Hockey Disabled Section Discipline or District Representative and the host Affiliate President. 
  • Signed Bid Application must be received by the Chair of the USA Hockey Disabled Section by May 1st, two years prior to the event bidding for. 
  • The USA Hockey Disabled Section will review and vote on all properly submitted bids at the USA Hockey Annual Congress two years prior to the event. 
  • Official announcement of the site selection will be made and the end of the USA Hockey Annual Congress two years prior to the event. 

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